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Travel Blogs from Mussoorie
... or attractive. As for photographing people, that’s harder to do with my camera because it doesn’t have a very powerful zoom lens. So as soon as I point my camera at anyone, either they turn away – or they pose – neither of which results in very natural portraits.
I did have an idea, though, about how to get the portrait photos that I want: I’ll get someone, in this case perhaps one of the French women I met yesterday, ...
... opposite direction from the one we usually go. The ruin was quite spectacular, as was the view from there.
Mussoorie, Saturday, 13 April, 2013
After our breakfast and internet session at the Vishnu Palace Hotel, Gregory and I walked the Camel’s Back Road to the main post office in the center of town so that I could mail a batch of the medicine that I had bought for Scott. The post office employee asked me what was in the package, so I ...
... to mention countless hours of construction noise disturbance. And I’m not even going to mention the risk of being gang raped by the staff there, as suggested by my friend Tony in his comment to my last blog posting.
I wasn’t sure if my stomach was well yet, but at the same time I didn’t know if I would be able to make the move across town with all of my baggage on an empty stomach. So I had a hearty bowl of cereal for breakfast to ...
... I realise that my well-mannered polite Britishness is a millstone around my neck. It dissolves daily in the war of attrition you must wage to buy a coffee, cross the street, board a train. For a nation that can be so polite and so helpful, the people of India can also be terribly rude. But rudeness is in the eye of the beholder and I decide not to behold anything but my end goal, which is to meet Bharat Shetty. I bump frail old ladies out of my way, accelerate ...
... classes, homework and some down time to let my brain take a break. On Sundays
we have optional excursions and our amazing hosts have taken us to temples,
sacred caves, and beautiful waterfalls.
While I came here with an understanding of the syllabus and
generally what to expect from this course, I don’t think I quite realized just
what I was going to gain from this experience. For me, this course is more than
just training us to help correct people ...